One person treated for smoke inhalation in southeast Austin house fire

AFD fought a fire on Spring Fever Trail in southeast Austin on Jan. 12, 2018 (AFD Photo)
AFD fought a fire on Spring Fever Trail in southeast Austin on Jan. 12, 2018 (AFD Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Fire crews battled a “heavily involved” house fire in southeast Austin Friday morning.

Video from the scene shows flames engulfing the two-story house and the surrounding yard, leaving charred fence and grass on the property of 6401 Spring Fever Trail.

The Austin Fire Department received a call about the fire around 9:20 a.m. As of 10 a.m., AFD said they were fighting the fire defensively. Fire investigators ruled the cause of the fire “undetermined.” The homeowner suffered a $200,000 structural loss and $75,000 worth of contents was destroyed.

A man in his 30s was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, Austin-Travis County EMS said.

 

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